Senior Data Analyst

Guardian News & Media (GNM) is the publisher of the US news website www.theguardian.com/us, the Guardian and Observer newspapers and www.theguardian.com website in the UK. We're a highly regarded global news brand, owned by the Scott Trust — an arrangement that guarantees its independent voice in perpetuity. 

Guardian US is an entirely digital operation that seeks to engage US readers by combining the Guardian's internationalist, online journalism with US voices and expertise. 

We are looking for a Senior Data Analyst to join the Guardian US team.

Department: Commercial, Reader Revenue

Reports to: Director, Consumer Strategy

Normal location: New York, NY

Terms and conditions: Permanent, full time

Purpose of role:

To steer & support Guardian US’s goals by leveraging our data & insights to support the business – across reader revenue and journalism, together with advertising.

Main duties & responsibilities:

  • You will partner with reader revenue, editorial, advertising teams in the US to understand their problems and challenges and provide the appropriate insight through data analysis.
  • Manage day-to-day operations including pulling data from a variety of sources. You should be adept at SQL. Understanding of survey methodologies, A/B, and multivariate testing methodologies, and ComScore rankings is a plus.
  • You will be responsible for regular reporting to inform audience insights, marketing activity, conversion performance, and A/B testing performance as required
  • When required you will work with the global data and analytics teams to design, review, and develop tailored dashboards for the US. Experience with Tableau is preferred.
  • Your work will at times support product development teams with user-focused analysis and insights to drive and support the development process
  • You will be the voice of the US on the Guardian’s Global Data Team.  You will be able to draw on the expertise from within the global data, analytics, and research teams for specific projects. You will also be the point person for all data communication between the US and global teams.
     

Knowledge & experience:

  • Excellent problem solver, with a proven track record of applying data, analytics, and research to drive demonstrable results
  • Expertise in SQL and Excel/Google Sheets is required

  • Experience with Tableau and Google Analytics is preferred but not a must

  • Experience working with a digital news organization or a digital consumer business is preferred but not a must

  • Experience delivering within a global matrix organization is desirable

  • Minimum of 2 - 3 years of experience

All candidates interested in applying should upload a resume and cover letter. All candidates must have the right to work and live in the United States and be located, or prepared to relocate to the Greater New York City Area.

Guardian News & Media is an equal employment opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, national origin or citizenship.  We value and respect all differences in all people (seen and unseen). We aspire to provide inclusive working experiences and an environment that reflects the audience we serve, where our people have equal access to career development opportunities, their voices are heard, and they can contribute to our future.

This job description is a guide to the work you will initially be required to undertake. It summarizes the main aspects of the job but does not cover all the duties that the job holder may have to perform. It may be changed from time to time to meet changing circumstances. It does not form part of your contract of employment and as your experience grows, you will be expected to broaden your tasks, suggest improvements, solve problems and enhance the effectiveness of the role.